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Giallo a Venezia (1979)

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In Venice a detective is on the trail of a killer who commits a double murder (a married couple) then more grisly killings occur. sex, drugs, gore and perversions are ingredients of this sadistic and sleazy giallo.

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Marzia (as Maria Angela Giordan)
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In Venice a detective is on the trail of a killer who commits a double murder (a married couple) then more grisly killings occur. sex, drugs, gore and perversions are ingredients of this sadistic and sleazy giallo.

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In one scene, a man and a woman are having sex and her bare breasts are visible. However, in one facial shot of the man during the same sequence, we can see her reflection in his sunglasses and she is clearly wearing a bra. See more »

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Adorable trash...
28 July 2009 | by (london UK) – See all my reviews

...if for no other reason (of which really and truly there aren't any to speak of unless the trinity of coke, sex and murder is what gets you going) - then for Berto Pisano's stellar, lush, textbook pornographic musical score, all in routinely dizzying major 7 chords, swirling strings and the bop-bop melody firmly rooted in the 60's, already horribly dated by the time this was filmed (late 70's) but very charming and very pleasant nonetheless - for those into that sort of thing - it's a standout winner. What makes this additionally twisted is that the soundtrack is often strangely out of sync with what we see on screen (people are having copious amount of often kinky sex but are also being whipped, stabbed and mutilated to some rather blissful musical sounds, adding to the perverse appeal). The film is certainly a very decadent Eurotrash oddity worth checking out, provided you watch with your ears. And with your brain on leave.


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